Portuguese Beach Scene Activity

Did you know Portugal is the number one manufacturer of cork? Celebrate Earth Week with an eco-friendly activity from Finding Stuff Club inspired by the sunny beaches of Portugal. In this activity, learn how to create a fun beach scene using materials you likely have around your house.


Step 1: Gather your materials.

  • Printed template on pages 2-4 of the printable instructions
  • Card stock
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Coloring supplies (crayons, colored pencils, etc.)
  • 2-3 cork stoppers
  • Paint for decorating your cork
  • Paint brushes for decorating your cork
  • Optional: pom-poms, googly eyes, etc. for decorating your cork


Step 2: Print out the templates on pages 2-4 of the printable instructions here.


Step 3: Color your templates.







Step 4: Cut out your templates.


Step 5: Color the back of your templates as needed.


Step 6: Fold and glue as indicated.







Step 7: Decorate your cork using paint and paint brushes. Get creative with your cork characters! 










Step 8: Assemble your beach scene.



The final product should look something like this:


Don’t forget to tag @teacollection and @findingstuffclub on Instagram so we can see your final creations! Stay tuned for more activities like this inspired by our travels through Portugal, and check out our latest styles here.


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